Kevrekidis Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Yannis Kevrekidis, Pomeroy and Betty Smith Professor in Engineering and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, as announced in a press release issued today. The Academy, founded in 1780 and headquartered in Cambridge, MA, is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. This year, the Academy elected 228 new members, spanning the fields of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (including Engineering Sciences and Technologies, where Kevrekidis is one of 6 newly-elected Fellows); Biological Sciences; Social Sciences; Humanities and the Arts; and Public Affairs, Business, and Administration. Kevrekidis joins CBE faculty Pablo Debenedetti and Athanassios Panagiotopoulos; associated faculty Emily Carter and Howard Stone; and emeritus faculty William Russel, William Schowalter, and James Wei among the Academy’s membership. For additional information, including new Academy members who are Princeton faculty from outside CBE, see the story on the University homepage.